HondurasCelebrating 10 years of service! | 2009 - 2019
The Need is Great in Honduras
Honduras has one of the highest populations living in extreme poverty in Central America. Although some progress has been made, its progress ranks one of the lowest in the region. 57.1% of the people in Honduras live under poverty line at $5.50 per day, which is not enough to survive. Historically Honduras has been dependent on exports of bananas and coffee, they have diversified their exports to include apparel and automobile wire harnessing, but the economy remains heavily dependent on U.S. trades. Honduras struggles financially with a high unemployment rate and a very high unequal distribution of wealth. Our Mentors Honduras staff and dedicated to helping families throughout their country on their journeys towards greater self-reliance. Take a moment to watch our short video highlighting our great mentoring staff and their inspiring work.
2019 Impact Numbers
Learning and Mentoring Center in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula
Lifting Generations has two Learning and Mentoring centers in Honduras. These centers offers certificate classes in
- Computer Skills
- Graphic Design
- Sales/Customer Service
- Personal Leadership
Paying it Forward. Students pay for their education by fulfilling a 40-hour obligation of approved service to their community.
Hours of Service in 2019
Students Graduating in 2019
Success Stories From Honduras
After attending and graduating from Mentors International training classes, Freddy Orlando Gomez had several “ah-ha” moments and thought of many ways to increase his sales. Over the last year, he has more than doubled in income from his snow cone business. Freddy...
Interested in receiving mentoring, a microloan, and business training
to help your small business in Honduras?
Would you like to attend one of our educational certificate training courses to advance your career?
Contact our local office: Barrio Los Andes 16 avenida 2 y 3 calle N.O. Plaza 123, Local # 4 San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
Executive Director Mentors Honduras
Otoniel Manley is a creative Engineer who loves to solve problems. His goal is to surpass each and every goal in his life. He is an optimistic believer and a natural entrepreneur. Before Mentors Honduras, Manley worked as General Manager in a family business, and also as Logistics and Production Manager in a screen printing plant. He more than doubled productivity in every case. Born and raised in a poor environment himself, he was able to receive excellent academic and spiritual education which has prepared his mind and heart to serve and understand Mentors’ Honduras clients.